Articles by Zoë Postman

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N2 Highway: communities were not consulted, court told

Department of Environmental Affairs accused of unfair procedure

By Zoë Postman - 5 December 2018
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Court hears objections to new N2 highway

New Wild Coast route shortens road by 75km but passes through ancestral land

By Zoë Postman - 4 December 2018
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Does spanking children promote discipline or violence?

Constitutional Court reserves judgment on corporal punishment in private homes

By Zoë Postman - 30 November 2018
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Wild Coast mine blocked by Pretoria court

Government and companies must obtain “full and informed” consent from communities before granting mining rights, says judge

By Zoë Postman - 22 November 2018
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Joburg’s informal traders want better spaces

New association formed to lobby for improved conditions

By Zoë Postman - 21 November 2018
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Concourt judgment affirms right to protest without permission

Ten Social Justice Coalition members who chained themselves to Cape Town civic centre will not have criminal records

By Zoë Postman - 19 November 2018
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In Johannesburg you have to pay to picket. Activists have had enough

Right2Know leads march against municipality’s protest fees

By Zoë Postman - 17 November 2018
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Victory for workers at Dis-Chem

Employees who had been working through a labour broker to become permanent

By Zoë Postman - 15 November 2018
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Rwandan man faces death if he is deported from South Africa

The Constitutional Court is deciding if Alex Ruta can seek asylum

By Zoë Postman - 2 November 2018
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Heineken strike leaders fear dismissal

Brewery workers want better conditions and to be insourced

By Zoë Postman and Saam Niami Jalinous - 1 November 2018
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Former Ekurhuleni workers demand mayor make good on his promise of jobs

The group protested as a motion of no confidence in Mayor Mzwandile Masina was being debated

By Zoë Postman - 26 October 2018
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Joburg’s Golden Highway barricaded in housing protest

Freedom Park residents demand land

By Zoë Postman - 23 October 2018
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Cele promises corruption probe at Sophiatown police station

National Commissioner Khehla Sitole to report back to Westbury residents

By Zoë Postman - 2 October 2018
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At least 15 injured as violence erupts in Westbury

Residents throw petrol bombs during protest, police fire rubber bullets

By Zoë Postman - 1 October 2018
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Activists call for improved access to safe abortions

“We have a right as women to choose what we do with our bodies without being questioned”

By Zoë Postman - 29 September 2018
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Bathabile Dlamini could face perjury charges

Constitutional Court rules she must pay 20% of costs of social grant litigation

By Zoë Postman - 27 September 2018